Belgrade may be one of the oldest cities in Europe, but its youthful spirit makes it an ideal location for young, talented entrepreneurs to innovate. It’s no wonder that brilliant minds such as Nikola Tesla, Mihajlo Pupin, and Milutin Milankovic have all made this great city home.
The following are the top 15 startups from Serbia’s capital city you need to know about in 2016.
Buildcon is an app that helps construction professionals streamline projects, reduce costs, and meet deadlines. The offering has been described as a Slack and Google Analytics for construction projects.
TeleSkin has developed a specialized, end-to-end hardware and software solution for the early diagnosis of skin cancer and melanoma. The offering uses advanced imaging techniques, dermoscopy, spectroscopy, and other cutting edge technologies to analyze moles, lesions and other skin conditions.
Petsmos is the ultimate platform for pet lovers—the offering enables users to easily remember and share special moments spent with their furry friends.
Wayper is an iOS app for travelers that features detailed 2D/3D maps and a public transportation route finder that works completely offline. The solution uses special algorithms and compression technology to keep maps compact and fast-loading.
Zelenoo is an online food ordering service in Belgrade that features the best organic and homemade foods produced with love and care by small farms and local producers.
TruckTrack’s software-as-a-service platform and mobile app for trucking business management was designed to help trucking companies stay on top of their key perfomance indicators (KPIs). The solution covers everything from dispatching to safety and accounting.
Car:Go is a ridesharing mobile app that features cash-free mobile payments and pricing that’s 30-50% lower than a standard taxi service. The company is currently in the process of expanding outside of Serbia.
Have you ever asked a stranger to take a picture for you while in public? Dubbed the “Uber for Photographers,” Pinpic does away with those awkward moments. The app allows travelers to find the nearest available photographers on-demand in any major city or tourist destination. Users can also specify a desired budget and duration to narrow down search results.
FishingBooker allows users to find/book fishing trips worldwide. Trip providers can list their services and reach thousands of fishing aficionados using the platform daily.
Being green and sustainable on two wheels doesn’t have to be boring—Dubbed the “Tesla for Bikes,” Ono develops handcrafted e-bikes that are both stylish and reliable .
This travel-based web services startup has created two offerings that caters to both travelers and people working in the tourism industry: Pro4Travel, a Linkedin for travel professionals and App4Travel, a booking.com for travel arrangements.
Kutpoint’s social learning engine identifies members with valuable experiences and enables them to share their knowledge to benefit the community at large.
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Nordeus is an award-winning indie mobile game studio. Its Top Eleven Football Manager title has surpassed 140 million registered users and is played in every country in the world, making it one of the most successful online sports game ever made.
Frame enables software developers and vendors to deliver desktop software as a web service. The platform offers the capability of running Windows applications on any device and allows potential customers to try real-life demos directly from a website. The company recently scored a $10 million investment to rapidly scale its operations.
As you can see, Belgrade is the home of numerous innovative ventures, many of which have already achieved global recognition. Be sure to keep these preceding 15 startups—as well as this amazing city’s tech scene—on your radar in the coming months and years.